bladder ultrasonography

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bladder ultrasonography

The noninvasive determination of postvoid residual urine volume using an ultrasound device, which automatically calculates and displays bladder volume.

Bladder ultrasonography indications
• Bladder outflow obstruction;
• Overactive bladder;
• Urinary incontinence of any pattern;
• Sensory phenomena—e.g., bladder pain;
• Follow-up of watchful waiting or treatment protocols.

bladder ultrasonography

Bladder capacity ultrasound, bladder scan Urology The noninvasive determination of postvoid residual urine volume using an ultrasound device, which automatically calculates and displays bladder volume Indications Lower urinary tract dysfunction, urinary incontinence and/or neurogenic bladder. See Intermittent catheterization, Postvoid residual urine volume.
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He was given a bladder scan but it didn't really show anything up.
I don't want to go into the gory details of a bladder scan but you have to have a full one, and at my age it can be a tricky thing to manage.
However as his post-void bladder scan did not reveal significant residual urine and he was comfortable oral analgesia, he was discharged.
A bladder scan demonstrated Greater than 999 ml filling so he was catheterised.
The technique will provide a cheaper, more comfortable and more convenient bladder scan to check tumors.
There are two methods for PVR testing: (1) bladder ultrasound or bladder scan and (2) catheterization.
If so, the patient should be asked to void followed by a bladder scan or urethral catheterization to assess post-void residual (PVR).
Using a portable bladder scan to reduce the incidence of nosocomial urinary tract infections.
Formal imaging of the upper and lower urinary tract is usually not needed or warranted, but a bladder scan post-void residual is helpful, easy to do and readily available to most urologists.
When urine output from an indwelling catheter decreases, or when a patient has signs of urinary retention with a catheter in place, the bladder scan device can be used to determine bladder volume.
Likewise, when asked to respond to the true/false statement ("Performing a bladder scan is an invasive procedure"), the percentage of correct responses differed by position.
A quick bladder scan determines the next course of action.